LINK CITY: Playoff Probabilities, NHL Refs behind the scenes

A ton of new sites popping up with NHL playoffs tracking. Hockey Reference debuted theirs:

Hard to believe the Isles are going to make the playoffs. Winnipeg not out of it yet, either.

– Here's another cool site. Gives info for all games, including recaps, stats, advanced stats, etc. [ Nice Time On Ice ]

After the jump a cool ref video and the Gordie Howe hat trick wiki:

video of the day

wiki read of the day

Gordie Howe hat trick

 A triple Gordie Howe hat trick occurred on November 14, 1992 in a game between Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders. Tom Fitzgerald recorded 1G 1A, Wayne Presley recorded 1G 2A, Benoit Hogue recorded 2G 1A and all 3 players recorded fights.

Benoit Hogue man.

Around the Pens Blogosphere

– All about Pascal Dupuis. [ Faceoff Factor ]

– The PensNation is all over the Frozen Four. [ The PensNation ]

– Penguins Sauce making a name for themselves with solid recaps. [ Pens/Bolts recap ]

– More Frozen Four stuff. [ Penguin Poop ]